Singer RaeLynn on managing diabetes with life on road
The Love Triangle artist RaeLynn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 12
She was rushed to hospital suffering life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis
The complication occurs when the body starts running out of insulin
She admits that she 'faltered a bit' in her diabetes management as a teenager
But she now leads a healthy lifestyle and is speaking out to inspire others
Country artist RaeLynn has spoken out about living with diabetes to inspire others with the condition.
The former Voice semi-finalist has revealed she was diagnosed with the type 1 form at 12 years old.
Because the disease causes the body to not produce any insulin, the 22-year-old has regular shots of the hormone to keep her glucose levels normal.
The Love Triangle singer admits that she 'faltered a bit' in herdiabetes management as a teenager but now leads a healthy lifestyle.
She wants others to know that having the condition doesn't stop you from living a full life.
'I wasnt checking my blood sugar enough, didnt take care of myself, and was always tired,' she told Diabetes Daily .
Country artist RaeLynn has revealed she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 12
The 22-year-old - pictured with husband Joshua - says the condition is manageable
The pint-sized Texan - who married her longtime love Joshua Davis last year - says feeling sick shocked her into action and she now follows her doctor's care plan and adapted her lifestyle.
'I learned I can lead a healthy and normal life, and diabetes doesnt stop me from living my dreams.'
She says she is in fact grateful that her diagnosis has taugh Continue reading